The Brickyard Oak


Details in Danish

Danish name:
Teglværksegen

English name:
English Oak

Latin name:
Quercus robur subsp. robur

Locality:
Sjælland, Odsherred Kommune
Ulkerup Skov. Teglværksegen.
55;51.85N+11;39.15E

Google Earth coordinates:
55.8642 11.6525    Guide

Data:
Height : 30 meter

Maximum age:
400

Status:
alive

Growth form:
tree, monocormic

Legends:
Named after the brickyard build near the oak in connection with the erection of the forest supervisor's house Mantzhøj (ca. 1830). Mantzhøj was named after the German Johan Henrik Mantzius (?-1795) who was the first true forester in Oddsherred.

Comments:
Figures from 1995.

Value:
Notable within a region

Web page:
http://www.skovognatur.dk/Udgivelser/Vandretursfoldere/atilaa/Ulkerup.htm

Reference:
Qvistorff, H.V. 1995
Berømte danske træer. 66 træer og deres historie, side 96pp, Danmarks Radios Forlag. København

Reported by:
Christensen, Knud Ib  (28-02-2008)

Validation:
Well documented  (28-02-2008)